What’s New

 

Call for Applications: Culture of Health Leaders 2018

The Culture of Health Leaders Program is now accepting applications for the 2018 cohort.  The Build Healthy Places Network is a partner agency in this program and we’re confident the program is a fantastic opportunity for community development professionals at CDC’s, CDFI’s, and related organizations who are already integrating health into their work.

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Revitalized East Lake Neighborhood Shows Value of Targeting Social Determinants of Health

Madeline White of America’s Essential Hospitals reports on the Build Healthy Places Network tour of The Villages of East Lake, a Purpose Built Communities site in Atlanta, Georgia.

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ReImagining the Future of Small Industrial Cities

As part of our Healthy Communities Initiative blog series, we highlight the role of regional Federal Reserve Banks in supporting and enabling cross-sector collaboration across the community development and health sectors. This blog focuses on the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s place-based strategies through the Working Cities Challenge in the city of Fitchburg.

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Safe neighborhoods, safe relationships: the role of community development

Momentum is growing for preventing intimate partner violence through supportive, equitable community environments

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Applying Health Criteria to the Low Income Housing Tax Credit

What is the Low Income Housing Tax Credit and how can it be used to improve health?

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What is the business case for community development?

Public health and planning professionals assume that holistic development benefits communities. But where’s the supporting evidence?

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The Need for Tools to Forecast Impact in Community Development

Overcoming the challenges to linking the health return on investment to community development.

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Measuring Complexity: Evaluation of Community Change Initiatives

How do you know if you are building a healthier place?

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